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May 4, 2014 4:00pm PDT
friends. notice what's happening in russia. they have the gas. locked on parts of europe. so, how do we create that? how do we allow american technology, america's ingenuity to get a good, friendly environment? planet earth, and also allow us to become energy independent and save money. fracking, so, a company like national fuel gas, which owns almost 800,000 acres, companies that provide the equipment that provide the infrastructure. >> david, how about you? >> a little by long the same theme of mario. we love the union. union pacific is one of the greatest companies ever. it's been around for 150 years. >> right here in omaha. >> so, the burlington is not available to you. >> well, you have to go to berkshire. >> they have this land bridge. they've run the company better, the management's superb and we feel very comfortable that they can compound our capital in a very conservative and responsible way. >> david and mario, i want to thank you both very much for joining us and appreciate your time. >> well, you're the best and we're delighted to be here. >> thank you, guys. appreci
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May 3, 2014 5:30am PDT
supporters and opponents of russia in southern ukraine. we have the very latest from outside the white house this morning. she joins us now. good morning. >> jenna, good morning you to. the crisis in ukraine is growing worse by the day. friday was the deadliest in months. officials in the black seaport city of odesa tell nbc news that 42 people were killed when riots broke out between pro russian and pro kiev protesters, moef died after being trapped in a burning building. now there were reports of more fierce fighting to day in the eastern part of the country. the one piece of good news here is that pro russian insurgents in eastern ukraine released the seven military observers and five ukrainian assistants who had been held captain ive for a week. all this comes as president obama and the german chancellor held a meeting on friday and issued a stern warning to moscow. they would move forward with sector sectoral sanctions which are the sanctions against broad sectors of russia's economy if they interfere with the may 25th elections and if the situation on the ground continues to wors
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May 3, 2014 12:36am PDT
restore that. that's why he is doing what he's doing the things that he's doing. listen, russia is a gas station masquerading as a country. all it -- all he's got is gas and oil. and that's really all that is sustaining them. wait, i take that back. it is a gas station run by a mafia that is masquerading as a -- >> seth: yeah, because originally i thought it was a little rough. >> yeah, yeah. [ applause ] >> seth: i'm glad you softened it. >> so, so if we show strength, if we show steadfastness -- ronald reagan, peace through strength. peace through strength. and rather than let him think that he can get away with things like he's doing now. now he's got his thugs in eastern ukraine and they beat up people and they do -- now the question is, can the new government survive? look, the government they just got rid of, the guy in charge, yanukovych, he had a home worth $100 million with his own zoo in it. his son was a dentist. a billionaire. that's not a bad practice, of dentistry. >> seth: right. >> so, so it was a corrupt government. the people rose up. one of them, by the way, is heavywe
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May 2, 2014 6:00pm PDT
government buildings. ukrainian government says russia is continuing to send money and militia across the border to support the fighters. president obama is drawing a new line in the sand. he threatened a new round of sanctions against russia if it interferes with the may 25th presidential election in ukraine. the goal is to give them an incentive to choose the better course. outside experts call that ridiculous, saying the country has every right to defend itself. as for a full-on russian invasion, experts add it probably won't happen. instead, vladimir putin will try to get what he wants by constantly interfering, causing chaos and disarray in ukraine. it's a situation unfolding by the hour. >>> a deadly virus in the middle east has turned up here in the united states. they are suffering from the drom. the people with mrsa have flu-like symptoms and it can be deadly. the patient flew from saudi arabia to london to chicago and then took a bus. passengers who traveled with the infected patient will be notified. >>> good news at the pump. the reason behind a drop in upcoming gas
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May 2, 2014 5:30pm PDT
o'er action against russia, the crisis in ukraine took a dangerous and deadly new turn today on the ground and in the air. as ukrainian forces in the east launch a major counter offensive against pro russian insurgents who then shot down two ukrainian helicopters. but the conflict has spread to southern ukraine. a country increasingly divided against itself, coming closer to the brink. we get more from our british partner itn. >> the term civil war should not be used lightly, but tonight, ukraine appears to be perilously close. >> the southern port city of odes odessa, a city split between those loyal to russia and those to ukraine. the two sides fought in the city center and the result was a bloodbath. more than 30 known to have died, and it is likely to have been more. unlike the east of ukraine, pro russians cannot dominate here. normal ukrainians, young women, middle aged mothers, joined in on the fight. the police were nowhere to be seen and there was little they could have done. it is when the pro ukrainians got on top that it became really deadly. driving their opponents into
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May 2, 2014 11:00am PDT
diffusing the situation there in ukraine. both are threatening tougher economic sanctions against russia if it doesn't change its behavior. so far, the u.s. has stopped sanctions on individuals, but it has not targeted entire economic sectors, such as russia's energy sector. merkel says sanctions on russia's economic sectors are not her preference, but she is prepared to implement them. >>> new at 11:00, a bay area congressman on the homeland security committee just finished a tour of sjc. it comes amid safety concerns following the santa clara teen stowaway case. nbc bay area's bob redell live at mineta san jose with congressman swawell's solution to improving security. good morning, bob. >> reporter: good morning, scott. congressman swawell points out that mineta norman international is located here in the center of innovation. he is looking for pilot programs that would use silicon valley technology to better secure the fences here at norman mineta and throughout the country. the representative from the east bay arrived here just over an hour ago to meet with airport security and joined
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May 2, 2014 7:00am PDT
the white house today. the two leaders are expected to discuss tougher sanctions against russia over issues with ukraine. chancellor merkel is viewed as a pivotal figure in the standoff. >>> and a rockford, ohio, teen gives his great-grandmother the gift of a lifetime. austin dennison took his great-grandmother delores to his senior prom because she never got to go when she was in high school. this is great home video. start crying now, savannah. the two slow dancing together while the others looked on. an incredible gesture there. the night started with dinner at bob evans, one of her favorite places to go eat. the two, get this, they were home by 9:00 p.m. >> that's my dream night right there. >> just what her father said. better be home by 9:00. >> what a sweetheart. i just love that. what a great young man. he should be applauded. >> good man. >> not to mention he probably won all the girls after that. total ploy for the girls. >> should we turn to carson for the weather. >> no problem. let's check out the weather. >> exactly. there he goes. >> i don't know where to go. >> w
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May 2, 2014 6:00am PDT
treaty between ukraine and russia. >>> no summer spike at the gas pump. in fact, prices are going down, way down. we'll tell you why, next. >>> so are your temperatures, which is relief for a lot of people. eight to ten degree dropoff for today. temperatures tumble even more so for your saturday and then we've got that rain chance on sunday. lots to go over in your changing forecast in moments. >>> and the changing commute this friday we expect a lighter volume. we see that in most spots, but the bay bridge, look, the metering lights are on and we'll show you the impact on the east bay, coming up. >>> a live look out at the city this morning isn't that nice? it's friday, may 2nd, this is "today in the bay." >>> a very good frooifriday mor you, i'm laura garcia-cannon. >> breaking news overnight the driver of a subway that slammed into another train this morning said he applied the emergency brake after seeing a stop signal, but the train did not stop in time. as many as 200 people were hurt when two trains collided in south korea's capital. all of the injuries were minor. this pre
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May 2, 2014 5:00am PDT
impose german sanctions on russia and closer to vladimir putin than obama and her role is something the white house will be likely asking for. >> interesting to see what they say, thanks, peggy. >>> we also continue to follow breaking news. officials say a preliminary investigation suggests distance control systems may have caused a subway crash in south korea's capital. the train slammed into a second train parked at the station as many as 200 people now have been hurt. most of those injuries, if not all of them are minor. investigators trying to figure out what caused that control system to malfunction. the accident, of course, comes just two weeks after that ferry sunk off the coast of south korea killing 300 people. since then, the government has been so heavily criticized about lax safety practices that the country's prime minister had to step down. >>> new this morning, a person had to be taken by helicopter to the hospital after he or she was hit by a car on a freeway off ramp, happened on the off ramp from eastbound 580 to east grant line road just before 3:00 this morning.
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May 1, 2014 5:00am PDT
alert in response to russia. pro-russian forces have occupied some government buildings in eastern ukraine. the pro-russian militants are raising flags and city buildings taking over police stations. sky news is reporting forces have also taken over a weapons store filled with artillery and assault rifles. world leaders continue to try to influence what is happening in ukraine. just yesterday, the international monetary fund approved a two-year, $17 billion loan package for the country. >>> texas trying to steal the sriracha factory out of california. a texas state senator wants to move the factory to the lone star state and the popular sauce good for the economy. recently made headlines for its stinky odor. a southern california city had to declare it a public nuisance because the spices would get up in the air and irritate the noses. >> so many people love that sauce, too. >> not in your eyes, though. >> not recommended at all. >>> 5:22 right now. beyonce and jay-j to perform together this summer. tickets go on sale to a select few. what you need to do to qualify, next. >>> tonig
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May 1, 2014 12:36am PDT
control after several more government buildings were taken over by pro-russia forces. another sign that they've lost control? the phrase "acting president." [ laughter ] "i'm here for the part of president." [ laughter ] [ with deep voice ] "you get out of here." that's my president voice. [ laughter ] [ with deep voice ] "you get out of here, russia." this is unbelievable. this week, glenn beck told listeners, if hillary clinton is elected, she will be having sex with a woman on the white house desk. [ laughter ] "well, she's got my vote," said bill clinton. [ laughter and applause ] and keep it classy, glenn beck. keep it classy. i love this. japanese fans have accused american filmmakers of making the new godzilla fatter in the upcoming remake. [ laughter ] and they might have a point because at the end of the movie, godzilla goes back into the ocean wearing a t-shirt. [ laughter ] right? [ cheers and applause ] godzilla, why are you wearing a t-shirt? "body image." [ laughter ] okay. if you take it off, though, you're going to get cold. "no." [ light laughter ] anyone here on t
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Apr 30, 2014 11:34pm PDT
is the conflict with russia. yesterday russia's deputy prime minister said the white house should reverse its sanctions or else his country won't help nasa. yeah and this is true. he said astronauts will have to using a trampoline to t to space. [ laughter ] is it just me or is it that one golden retriever away from being a great movie. yeah, "space bud." >> steve: there's nothing in the rule book that says a dog can't jump into space on a a trampoline. >> jimmy: no it's got to be in russian. >> steve:[ speaking russian ] >> jimmy: not actual -- i didn't know you knew russian. i thought he was going to be like fake like -- [ russian accent ] there is nothing in rule book say dog can -- [ laughter ] >> steve: dog can go to space. >> jimmy: you actually spoke russia. that's awesome. some big tv news guys. it's rumored that "the view" is considering replacing barbara walters with the show's first ever male co-host. [ audience oohs ] in other words i think we just found another way to punish donald sterling. [ laughter ] you got to talk to these women for 20 years. [ laughter ] i saw
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Apr 30, 2014 4:00am PDT
demanding an annulment. >>> and in "the houston chronicle," russia suggests new way for u.s. to reach its space station. a trampoline. russian deputy prime minister there saying that u.s. sanctions against russia will boomerang, especially since nasa currently depends on russian rockets for transportation to the space station. >>> some other stories we're watching. new documents reveal why an italian court decided to find amanda knox guilty for a second time over the 2007 death of her roommate. the court alleges knox and her roommate fought over money the night of the murder, and the nature of the victim's wounds indicate multiple attackers. >>> it was a big day for our nbc news colleagues in los angeles. our bureau officially part of the brokaw news center. it's dedicated to longtime nbc veteran tom brokaw who started in l.a. as a local anchor back in 1965. >>> and a dead and rotting whale we show you here could soon explode. >> horrible. >> on a canadian island. why is it horrible? >> the poor whale. >> i know, that's true. it's one of nine, they believe, that were killed in a
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Apr 29, 2014 5:30pm PDT
bound to happen in light of the new economic sanctions on russia, russia's deputy prime minister suggested the u.s. use a trampoline to get our astronauts to the international space station. this is dicey territory because right now nasa has no other way of getting american astronauts into space, aside from the russians the americans take off and land these days on the soyuz spacecraft and have to live with and get along with russian cosmonauts. and in very close quarters. >>> back in this country the supreme court took up the hot issue of privacy. specifically can police acting without a warrant search through the cell phones of people they arrest? as you watch this next report ask yourself what may be on your phone that you might not want the wider world to see. our report tonight from our justice correspondent, pete williams. >> reporter: what's on your cell phone? more than 90% of americans have them. nearly two-thirds smartphones. >> things that i don't even want to say on camera it's that sensitive. >> reporter: with 13 million people arrested every year most for minor offe
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Apr 29, 2014 4:00am PDT
. >>> follow the money. president obama returns from asia, and he puts the financial screws to russia. >>> plus, one step closer to the self-driving car. backlash growing for the father who pushed his kid too far. and a big honor for nbc's own tom brokaw. it's tuesday, april 29th. "early today" starts right now. >>> good morning. i'm richard lui. communities in the south are on high alert again today. a devastating storm that has killed at least 27 over the past two days threatens a one-two punch on hardest hit alabama and mississippi. areas like tupelo, mississippi, were a part of 16 counties reporting tornado damage, says emergency management there. they won't know the lives lost until later this morning. constance lambert returned to her tornado-ravaged home, thankful to find her dog alive after one twister. the same storm system killed at least 16 people in arkansas, oklahoma and iowa sunday. nbc's sarah dallof is in bessemer. >> reporter: it has been a long night, long morning for our emergency crews here who are still on the scene. now that the sun is coming up, they're able to get their
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Apr 28, 2014 11:34pm PDT
against russia there are reports that vladimir putin has canceled any further communication with the white house. and the republicans are like, "big deal. we did that years ago." [ laughter ] speaking of russia, a new study -- a new study found that selfies taken by people in russia contained the least amount of smiles. [ laughter ] and russians are like, "what do you mean? we are smiling." [ light laughter ] but they don't seem to be having a lot of fun. here listen to this. this is totally true. i heard russian lawmakers want to ban swearing in movies. before they can vote on the law, they have to compile a a list of all the words they won't allow. in fact, we were actually able to get a hold of the list of proposed swear words that puti wants to get rid of. >> steve: really we have them? >> jimmy: they gave it to us. [ light laughter ] >> steve: okay. wow, that's good. that's good. >> jimmy: and you guys are going to hear it first. [ laughter ] [ cheers and applause ] legally i don't know if our show airs in russia, i don't know if we're allowed to say these words now. >> steve: r
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Apr 28, 2014 5:30pm PDT
unleashed a new barrage of sanctions on russia, taking aim at powerful businesses linked to vladimir putin's circle. with military action deemed all but impossible, this is instead about using money to apply pressure. the report from andrea mitchell. >> reporter: so far, russia isn't backing down. today pro russian strong men went after supporters of the kiev government, even allegedly shooting the mayor in the back. he was injured seriously but survived. hit again with sanctions, vladimir putin remains defiant. critics say that's because the critics say that's because the critics say that's because the critics say that's because the critics say that's because the u.s. and europe hit seven officials and 17 companies but not the biggest banks and energy companies after pressure from bp and other companies with huge investments. today president obama says he does not want to target putin himself. >> the goal here is not to go after mr. putin personally. the goal is to change his calculous. >> reporter: but those sanctioned today do include some who could be helping putin hide his fortu
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Apr 28, 2014 11:00am PDT
11:00 on nbc bay area. >>> president obama's administration slaps russia with more sanctions. who the president is targeting this time. >>> it is the story everyone is talking about, donald sterling and the l.a. clippers. i'm chase, i'm in the newsroom trying to keep track of the companies pulling their sponsorships from the team. the very latest coming up. >>> the european union added 15 more officials to its russian sanction list today. earlier this morning, the obama administration issued its own sanctions against several russian officials and businesses. the sanctions target those close to russian president vladimir putin, as pro-russian troops continue to seize buildings in the eastern ukraine. that's where nbc jim maceda has more. >> reporter: forces on both sides, pro-russia and pro-ukraine, tightening and expanding the areas they control. and we're seeing, for instance, ukrainian special forces, and special police out in larger numbers now, with more checkpoints on the roads surrounding the town. this morning, a few dozen pro-russian militants reportedly seized the police
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Apr 28, 2014 7:00am PDT
president's overseas tour. >> good morning, everyone. president obama announcing tough new sanctions on russia over the crisis in ukraine. nbc's peter alexander is in manila, philippines, where the president is wrapping up a week-long tour of asia. >> reporter: willie, good morning. those new sanctions will target vladimir putin's billionaire cronies and russian companies in what president obama described as a calibrated effort to change russia's behavior. president obama was welcomed here in the philippines today, the fourth and final stop in his weeklong asia tour. but it's the crisis in ukraine that keeps demanding the president's attention. >> we are keeping in reserve additional steps should the situation escalate further. >> reporter: in this region, u.s. officials signed a ten-year agreement to preposition fighter jets, ships and american troops at philippine bases. two decade after the u.s. controlled bases here were forced to shut down. after visiting troops here tomorrow, president obama will head back to washington. willie? >> all right, peter alexander in manila, thanks. >>> some n
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Apr 28, 2014 6:00am PDT
to levee new sanctions on russia today. he's going after the country's defense industry. >>> new sanctions against russia in the crisis in ukraine. we'll have the details. >>> changes to your weather forecast. not just yet but the warming trend starts today. tomorrow it really kicks in. record heat moving in and then fire danger wednesday into thursday. who could see the triple digits in your full forecast. >>> as those crowds continue to build, folks want to try to cross the bay and cross the bridges. how that is affecting the nimet and the span. >>> live look at the opening bell. some days really interesting on wall street. this is not one of those days. yeah, it's monday. there you go. there's the nyse over on the nasdaq, as well. equally uninteresting. today is monday, april 28th and this is "today in the bay." >>> not for those people, though. >> no. >>> good morning to you, thanks for joining us. i'm lorry garcia-cannon. >> i'm scott mcgrew. president obama announcing new sanctions against russia and "today's in the bay" tracie potts is live in washington, d.c., where the
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Apr 28, 2014 5:00am PDT
. >>> new developments overnight, the president issuing new sanks to russia as tensions increase in ukraine. live update coming up next. >>> the next round between apple and samsung could wrap this week. what is different this time around. >> we are going to be moving forward with an expanded list of individuals and companies that will be affected by sanctions. they remain targeted. my job as commander in chief is to deploy military force as a last resort. and to deploy it wisely. >>> just an hour ago, president obama announced new economic sanctions on russia to try to pressure russian president vladimir putin to pull russian troops out of ukraine. "today in the bay" tracie potts is live on capitol hill with who the president is targeted and how it could hurt the russian economy. tracie? >> hi, the administration said it's already hurting the russian economy and will probably throw them into negative growth, even with these added sanctions that we weren't expecting. remember the president said they were teed up and he has announced more details on what is included in that from washington l
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Apr 28, 2014 4:30am PDT
. when police arrived and both sides began fighting. >>> pro-russia activists seized a television broadcasting center in eastern ukraine started broadcasting russian television. also reports that pro-russian forces have begun taking hostages including supporters and pro-ukraine activists. announced new sanctions that target russia's defense industry and wealthy people who are close to russian president vladimir putin. that announcement came during the president's visit in the philippines this morning. the last stop on a four-country trip to asia. in manila today he signed a ten-year agreement giving the u.s. greater access to philippine bases. the move strengthens security in the region and also allows for a faster response to natural disasters. >>> b.a.r.t. is getting rid of a controversial policy that lets its employees bank on used vacation and sick time. you build it up and then you cash it out. the policy got a lot of attention after a former general manager continued getting a payout from her vacation time and other benefits two years after she stopped working at b.a.r.t. th
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Apr 28, 2014 4:00am PDT
. will announce more serious sanctions against russia later today. let's get right to nbc white house correspondent peter alexander who is traveling with the president in manila. peter, what do you know about the sanctions? >> reporter: betty, good morning to you. president obama said the new sanctions will specifically target russian individuals and companies, those individuals are billionaire cronies of russian president vladimir putin. the words, to create a calibrated effort to change russia's behavior. he says the intention is not to go after putin himself, but to change his calculus. president obama is in this region, the end of a four nation tour before heading home tomorrow with an announcement he made a short time ago that the u.s. has agreed to a ten-year basing deal, which means u.s. military troops, jets, ships will be allowed to use filipino bases in this region. it will give them a better opportunity to help as the u.s. has in terms of humanitarian crises and push back in support of some of their allies in this region which is viewed as chinese aggression, specifically i
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Apr 28, 2014 2:58am PDT
ratchet up its standoff with russia? a key obama foreign policy adviser will be here to discuss that. >>> also, my wide ranging and exclusive interview with the former prime minister of great britain, tony blair, on why he thinks islamic extremism in the middle east is worse than it's ever been. >>> from nbc news in washington, the world's longest running television program, this is "meet the press" with david gregory. >>> good sunday morning. developing story this weekend to talk about. it's what we begin with. i'm joined by civil rights activist and the host of "politics nations" on msnbc, the reverend al sharpton. lorraine miller and bryant gumbel host of "real sports with bryant gumbel." here are the comments by donald sterling allegedly made by donald sterling first revealed on tape by the site tmz. listen. >> yeah, it bothers me a lot that you want to broadcast that you're associating with black people. do you have to? you can sleep with them, you can bring them in. you can do whatever you want. the little i ask you is not to promote it on that -- and not to bring them to my ga
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Apr 28, 2014 2:00am PDT
to travel around the whole world. he went to europe and russia. >> he was researching a book. >> yeah, you could say that. he was also traveling and enjoying his time. and he did have journals, but, yeah. so india was one of the stops. >> yes. amazing, complicated, spiritual india. when ian finally returned to new york city, alexandria began to notice changes in the brother she loved so much. >> the most initial concern was he was not pursuing a career as a young person. >> right. >> needs to. it was so gradual, too. at first it was just frustrating. i would fight with him, like, come on. you know, let's do these things that you used to love, surf and different activities. >> the guy you knew wasn't there anymore, somehow? >> yeah. yeah. i couldn't communicate, like it wasn't, we were in a different set of social rules. >> different world, really. >> yeah, so i couldn't share with him anymore. >> but alexandra did get some insight into why her brother had changed so when he took her to listen to a teacher he met in india, a man named michael roach, a sort of guru whose followers seeme
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Apr 28, 2014 12:30am PDT
the latest concerns about russia and ukraine? >> that is. that worries me a çlot. when i look at what's going on there, i think at this point, you're not asked to go into some type of militaristic war to stop russia. it's going to an economic war and that could be significant. europe, they're so relying on russia for energy and i think putin knows with the economic clout and while it doesn't look if we do have some type of energy crisis, that's a big deal. visa made a comment about they're feeling the impact, there's a lot of unknowns as to what the ripple effect would be, so that's a big deal. >> what about next week? is there anything that really jumps out? what's on your radar screen? >> jobs numbers and the fed. we're going to hear from janet yellin, get another picture if she's going to emphasize that she's going to do everything possible to help the economy or just emphasize hey, steady as she goes, we have a plan, we're going to be reducing our stimulus and just expect that for a time to come. i think those things, i hear a lot of people saying, you know, the ukraine thing
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Apr 27, 2014 11:00pm PDT
malaiysia today, says russia hasn't lifted a finger to prevent the war. >> in fact, there's strong evidence that they're encouraging the activity that's taking place. >> standoff that's paralyzed the region and has the world on edge. >> we are waiting to hear if college football players will make history. the resultings of the northwestern vote will be sealed. the national labor relations board hears the university's appeal of that decision, they granted athletes employee status. rocked college sports with billion dollar tv deals and packed stadiums leading many to ask do young athletes deserve a bigger share? >> we don't think that they're employees. these are things that northwestern university already does. >> the remarkable piece researchers have unearthed in san francisco bay. ♪ ♪ [ barks ] whoo! mmm! ♪ ♪ oh, yeah [ whistling ] [ male announcer ] discover your new orleans. start exploring at followyournola.com. [ woman ] and i love new orleans! >>> what's in our bay? this is sonar video. these pictures helped solve a 125-year-old mystery. the location of a sunken steam ship. no
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Apr 27, 2014 5:30pm PDT
crisis in ukraine as the u.s. and other western countries prepare to impose new sanctions on russia as early as tomorrow. eight foreign observers being held for three days by pro-russian militants suddenly appeared at a news conference today. our report from nbc's jim maceda in ukraine. >> reporter: they look like prisoners of war, but these were envoys of peace, eight military observers from the osce abducted on friday and paraded today under armed guard. >> we have no indication when we will be sent home to our countries and to see our families. >> reporter: one hostage was freed for medical reasons, but the rest have become the latest weapon in the insurgents' arsenal. "the key of junta," he said, "is holding a number of our allies. so if possible, we're ready for an exchange." flexing their muscles, militants in donetsk tried to commandeer the local tv station and force it to broadcast a russian channel. the militants left when engineers convinced them it couldn't be done. both sides, pro-russian and pro-ukraine forces preparing for war. at this border crossing, ukrainian soldiers
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Apr 27, 2014 6:00am PDT
the united states and then the soviet union and now russia. all of this is interrelated. nevertheless, the united states is a big player in asia. the ukraine situation demands attention. vladimir putin is plotting his next moves. the united states has taken a tough stand, but putin isn't listening. we may have an economic war that gets deeper now, which will have pretty wide affects, and the president is trying to manage that very carefully. >> all right, david, appreciate the time. we'll talk with you in a little built to see what else you have coming up on "meet the press" this morning. >> thanks, erica. >> let's go to jenna for a look at the other stores this morning. >> good morning, everyone. we begin with the latest on that ferry disaster in south korea. the country's prime minister announced his resignation today over the government's handling over the april 16th sinking. the tragedy has left more than 300 people dead or missing. >>> president obama was in malaysia today where he addressed the recent missing jetliner, saying the u.s. will continue to aid in its se
survived when the polish state had been literally have l apart by russia and others. and that gave john paul ii a distinctive view of history. unlike those who imagine that politics drives history, or economics drives history or some combination of politics and economics drives history, john paul ii believes that culture drives history, and that the card of culture is religious faith. that's what he deployed in those remarkable nine days in june of 1979 when in a sense he restored back to the polish people their identity. the truth about themselves. and told them they'd find tools of resistance that tyranny could not match in that reclamation of their identity. and, of course, the solidarity movement was born 13 months later, and the revolution of '89 unfolded over the next decade. >> and he was such a -- >> so that distinctive polish experience of culture first. >> and he had such a connection with young people. i understand that we may have a picture -- yes, we do -- from poland. these images you're seeing from the vatican certainly being watched with keen into in john paul ii's nativ
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Apr 26, 2014 8:00pm PDT
oregon but from russia. and the story this 22-year-old told officers was pretty incredible. she was walking home from work down this street, near the university of new mexico campus. she noticed a small, red car parked near the curb and a man standing next to it, but she didn't think much of it. walked right past. a few steps later she felt someone grab her from behind and hold a knife to her throat. inside the car, she was sexually assaulted and then her abductor stopped at these apartments, tied her up with her own shoe laces and went inside. incredibly, the woman was able to wriggle free, left the shoelaces lying in the parking lot and ran into the street with no clothes on, where she was rescued by dara. >> what made you want to help? what made you want to stop? >> my upbringing, the way we are raised, i feel god put me here for a reason to help that girl because he knew we would help her. >> it was gutsy as hell. i think she's a hero, dara is the hero that night. >> theresa watley is the prosecutor who would handle the case for the district attorney's office. >> had they not be
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Apr 26, 2014 5:30pm PDT
with russia grows more intense. >> and high honor for a baseball icon, why a statute of a broadcaster is way up there near the worst seats in the house. >>> from nbc news world headquarters in new york, this is "nbc nightly news" with lester holt. >>> good evening. what has been an unusual quiet start to tornado season ended with six tornados doing heavy damage and sending people to hospitals in eastern north carolina. the start of what forecasters say is going to be a very violent, dangerous and potentially daily couple of days from the gulf coast to the midwest. as we come on the air tonight, the risk for severe weather is ramping up from texas to kansas and the potential for deadly tornados only increases and expands as we get into sunday and monday. tonight, with some 32 million americans in the danger zone, officials in several states are warning people to get their tornado plans out and to stay glued to the local forecast. our coverage begins with nbc's janet in houston. >> reporter: this is how it began. >> here it goes right here. all right. we got debris right her
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Apr 26, 2014 5:00pm PDT
russia grows more intense. >> and high honor for a baseball icon, why a statute of a broadcaster is way up there near the worst seats in the house. >>> from nbc news world headquarters in new york, this is "nbc nightly news" with
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Apr 26, 2014 5:30am PDT
, including tough talk from president obama as the u.s. and its allies face off against russia. now new sanctions are likely coming. >>> with the grim search for bodies from that south korean ferry on hold for now we're getting the first look inside the doomed ship, photos posted by a student who sadly is still missing. >> heartbreaking. >>> as we shift gears, a story that has a lot of people talking this morning, buffalo bills cheerleaders will not be on the field this season after several former cheerleaders sued, claiming they were groped, worked long hours with little pay and had to endure things such as the so-called jiggle test. >>> the severe weather trek with millions of people in its path. dylan is tracking it. >> that's why i'm standing. >> i get it now. >> this is how it works today. storms have not yet developed. this whole system is getting its act together. heavier rain to the east of vegas here. this will be our trigger mechanism for how the storms fire up, especially this afternoon and into this evening. we have really warm air out ahead of this, 10 to 15 degrees above a
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Apr 25, 2014 5:30pm PDT
jets in and out, and that prompted ukraine's prime minister accusing russia of trying to start a third world war. hagel tried to call his russian counterpart, but there was no return call. and there's reports that vladimir putin has cut off all high-level contact with washington. meanwhile, there have been skirmishes between russian troops and eastern ukraine. a news reporter, now free, says russian partisans held him for four days, beat him and accused him of working for the cia, which is not true. in south korea today, president obama called european leaders to urge more sanctions on russia that will be imposed on monday we're told. the allies agreed to ratchet up sanctions with russia but not as far as the u.s. wants to avoid hurting their own economy. they do a lot of business with russia. >> andrea mitchell in our d.c. news room tonight. andrea, thanks. >>> some tough video ahead here. in iraq, a stark reminder today of the violence that still consumes that country more than two years after u.s. troops pulled out. a suicide attack, it was recorded on video as it happened. wa
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